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  1. New setup in basement/first step

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello all, I recently parted with my old-style 70" TV, and am thinking of having a ceiling-mounted projector setup to replace it. Rather than a general/overall 'what do you suggest' thread, I am going to ask some specific questions at the start and then go from there. My first question relates...
  2. A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I finally have a chance to set up a HT system in my den. It is a rather modest begining, and I am starting by setting up a stereo system and addressing room acoustics first. The roomis aproximately 14'3" by 23' 6" wih a standare 8' ceiling, except that there is an air conditioning plenum...
  3. My step 1 to a new home theater: Dedicated Panel

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I posted this in another forum but I think it should of been posted here... Just finished up wiring up my dedicated AV panel. 10 circuits total. 9-20a and 1-15a. Every equipment will have a seperate dedicated circuit and I can add as necessary. My panel to outlet box which will house the...
  4. My new home theater step 1: Dedicated Panel

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Just finished up wiring up my dedicated AV panel. 10 circuits total. 9-20a and 1-15a. Every equipment will have a seperate dedicated circuit and I can add as necessary. My panel to outlet box which will house the outlets is 62' total in length. I ran some big cable and you can see the...
  5. Want to step up in size ....need help

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Was thinking of stepping up to a 70 / 80 inch but I'm a plasma lover and they are way out of my budget ... Hate to say it but is LCD LED my only choice .... I hate off axis issues .... Any suggestions on something close to a plasma are greatly appreciated thanks !!
  6. Need ideas for attaching LED strips under step nose.

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi all. I'm looking to add some LED light strips under the bullnose of the steps in my theater to help highlight them in the dark. The LED strips have adhesive on the back and I stuck them to the carpet just to see how they function. They look really good so I want to proceed. Obviously the...
  7. Step down power supply for onkyo717- smps or transformer based ..??

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    ]Hi, I just bought an onkyo 717 receiver from the US and want to use it in India. The avr works at 120v but the voltage in India is 240v. So which step down power supply should I use smps based or transformer based ? I read somewhere that you can use a smps based supply but somewhere else I read...
  8. Little Giant Select Step Model 6-10ft Stepladder

    Chat Box SWAMP
    Probably a bit odd, but after having a near disastrous wreck on my 8' aluminum ladder because of its flimsiness... I decided to buy me a good fiberglass ladder. I was searching around and ran across this little gizmo of a ladder that looks rather intriguing, yet quite expensive at $240...
  9. Step up from Def Tech Pro Cinema...

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hi all - just upgraded receiver and plasma and now thinking of upgrading my DT Pro 1000/800 Cinema fronts, center, and surrounds - what would be good to replace with for movies, etc - dont really have an endless budget but also want to replace with something decent - I heard the Polks are good...
  10. Project Fiona – Razer takes a step closer to “making the concept a reality”

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Project Fiona – Razer takes a step closer to “making the concept a reality” Project Fiona, Razer’s gaming tablet, has gotten enough “likes” on Facebook for the firm to start “making the concept a reality.” This is according to Razer creative director, co-founder and...
  11. Best Buy founder one step closer to $11 billion buyout, report says

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: CNET
  12. Step Up - Blu-ray Review

    Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=9125&w=oTitle: Step Up Starring: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Damaine Radcliff, De'Shawn Washington, Mario, Heavy D Directed by: Anne Fletcher Written by: Duane Adler, Melissa Rosenberg Studio: Summit Entertainment Rated: PG-13 Runtime...
  13. baffle step compensation

    REW Forum
    Hello John, do not think about baffle step compensation, when measuring bass speakers in nearfield, according to the dimensions of the front wall?
  14. the speaker placement baffle step compensation question

    DIY Speakers
    Hello all. I am very new to this world of forums and online discussion, so bear with me please. I am building a new home theater, the room is 20x20, and am planning to build the Zaph ZA5 speakers for the audio component. Here is my question...how significant is baffle step compensation an issue...
  15. Step 4: soundcard calibration

    REW Forum
    Hello. This is the first time I use REW. Big thanks for the REW team. I use the V5 beta. I have a PC with windows xp pro 32bits and an EMU 1820m. I would like to use REW to perform some measurements in my room before and after audyssey multiEQ XT. I own an audyssey calibration kit and I'm...
  16. Baffle Step Compensation (BSC) illustrated

    DIY Speakers
    I put together a set of speakers a couple years ago (3-way vented floorstanders with Dayton RS28A-4/RS150S-8/DC300-8) with a xover that made a nice flat response in PCD, using raw driver response data. Since I've came to fully understand BSC, a BSC correction circuit's been added. This shows...
  17. STEP by STEP guidance, i need YOU!

    REW Forum
    Ok...i'm always Alessandro. i've tryed to follow you in your examples but i'm not sure to undertand.:hissyfit: So, i ask you a little guide to teach me and other rookies.... to improve sound quality room. :hsd: My goal is to obtain improvements WITHOUT equalization becaus i think my hardware...
  18. sonosub building where to get actual design and step by step

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Good evening all, I am considering building a sonosub but a search on google returned links dated 2000, or 2002 with pictures and step by steps but the drivers specified are discontinued Where can i look for updated actual design and step by step instruction to build a sonosub? Thank you...
  19. Baffle step question

    DIY Speakers
    I have a problem. My room setup requires one of the fronts to be near a side wall(~10" away) so it will need less BSC. What way would you design for the one that needs BSC or the other that needs less BSC. Would it be a mistake to use different BSC circuits and customize to the needs of each...
  20. What's the next step for theaters?

    AV Home Theater
    Will we be seeing more and more "non-thrilling" movies getting released straight to video in the near future? Most of my typical middle-class friends who don't care much about theatrics now have large HDTVs and at the very least a HTIB system, and things are cheap enough at this point that I...